Bulbophyllum pteroglossum Schltr. 1919 SECTION Sestochilus [Breda]Benth & Hkr.f 1883

Side View Of Flower

Photo by Lourens Grobler

Another Flower Concave dorsal

Photos courtesy of David Jubineau And His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website

Full shadeWarmTo CoolFallWinter

Common Name The Wing-Like Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 mm]

Found in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, southern China and Vietnam in primary montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a stout, creeping rhizome with 1.8" [4.5 cm] between each, cylindric, erect to curved, weakly rugose, narrow, tapering towards the apex pseudobulbs enveloped basally byfibrous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, oblong, subacute, coriaceous, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a basal, pendant, .4" [1 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum devangiriense N.P.Balakr. 1970; Bulbophyllum monanthum J.J. Sm. 1912; Bulbophyllum tiagii A.S.Chauhan 1984; Bulbophyllum uniflorum Griff. 1851; Phyllorchis monantha Kuntze 1891; Sarcopodium uniflorum (Griff.) Lindl.1853

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as B uniflorum; Orchids of Arunachal Pradesh Hegde 1984 as B capillipes photo fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as B devangiriense; Orchids Of India II Biodiversity & Status of Bulbophyllum Thou Augustine & Kumar 2001 as B devangiriens; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002 as B monanthum; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 4 2003 photo; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc & Hiep 2003 as B devangiriense; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc & Hiep 2003 as B monanthum; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as B monanthum drawing fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 drawing ok?; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;